Asuka Shrine

Asuka Shrine

Asuka Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Wakayama prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Ketsumimiko no Okami ( the god of wood ). It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.

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Name Asuka Shrine
"阿須賀神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-2-25, Asuka, Shinguu-shi, Wakayama, Japan
"和歌山県新宮市阿須賀1-2-25" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 70-minute drive from the Owase-Kita I.C. on the Kisei Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0735-22-2533

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Torii

A torii (鳥居, literally bird abode) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to sacred.

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